Fin Lit Resource Database

Browse the resources below to find useful tools and articles to help you gain a richer understanding of your financial health. Use the filters to explore by topic or type. Be sure to tick the Yale Resources checkbox to only show results from Yale offices and departments.

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Topics: Budgeting; Financial Aid; Saving; Spending

Managing finances to optimize your college experience is a challenge in itself, but the costs can often place a larger burden on low-income students. In order to support students through these challenges, we have centralized information in our Financial Guidance page as a first-go-to resource for any questions regarding finances for low-income students.


Mint  featured

Topics: Budgeting; Saving; Spending

Mint brings together everything from balances and bills to your credit score and more. It’s your financial life, in one place that’s easy to understand. It’s free and easy to get started, and we connect to almost every US financial institution connected to the internet. In just minutes, you’ll see where your money is going and get ideas on how to stretch it farther.


Start-up Grant  featured

Topics: Budgeting; Financial Aid; Grants, Fellowships, and Awards; Saving; Spending

The Start-Up Grant, also known as Supplemental Allowance, is an additional scholarship in an amount of $2,000 that may be used to help cover costs for associated with starting at Yale College. Examples of such costs are winter clothing, dorm necessities and course supplies. All enrolled Yale College students with ‘zero parent share’ contribution are eligible.

Topics: Budgeting; Employment; Saving

In an effort to support students pursuing careers in the nonprofit, government and the arts sectors, OCS offers a travel reimbursement program to help offset costs associated with travel for interviews and/or auditions of Yale College seniors. Each senior is allowed to submit travel reimbursement requests for a total maximum reimbursement of $200 per student.

Topics: Budgeting; Earning; Loans; Saving; Spending; Taxes

LIT is a financial education program that teaches students how to manage their money while in school and prepare for financial life after graduation. Over the course of ~80 videos, LIT guides students through seven major personal finance topics: Money Mindset, Cash Flow & Net Worth, Credit & Loans, Taxes, Insurance, Investing, and Retirement.

Topics: Budgeting; Earning; Loans; Saving

This multi-page guide will provide suggestions made by peers for how to approach your finances so that you can minimize your stress and maximize your academic success.

Topics: Budgeting; Saving; Spending

Are you looking for a quick way to keep track of your monthly spending? Budgeting is important, and this calculator makes it easier to keep track of your expenses and allows you to set monthly saving goals.

Topics: Budgeting; Saving

Financial wellness is extremely important. Learn about wellness grants, find your financial center, strengthen you financial core by visiting the Yale Well/Save well website.

Topics: Budgeting; Saving; Spending

Love to save $$? Your YCC representives compiled this list of local discounts for Yalies including resturants, online discounts and others.

Topics: Banking; Budgeting; Loans; Saving; Spending

A personal finance website covering broad range of topics such as credit cards, loans, financial planning, insurance and mortgages.

Topics: Budgeting; Earning; Emergencies; Employment; Financial Aid; Grants, Fellowships, and Awards; Investing; Loans; Saving; Spending; Student Loans; Taxes

Looking to get some money for summer travel? Cant figure out how to fill out that annoying financial doc? Or just looking for some pro tips on financial wellness? We got you. This page is full of amazing resources, curated and written by folks who's primary interest is your financial well being. Click on any of the campus resources below to learn more

Topics: Budgeting; Earning; Saving

Keep your financial life on course. Easily track your money over time, always know what’s safe to spend, and confidently plan for the future with spreadsheets automated by Tiller Money.